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  • Top concerts this week (Aug. 7-13)

    Top performers coming to San Diego this week include Sam Hunt, Kaskade , Ludacris and 2 Chainz . 8.8 James Vincent McMorrow   The 34-year-old Irish singer-songwriter covered Chris Isaak for HBO's "Game of Thrones" and worked with Kygo last year. He released his fourth full-length, "True Care,"...

  • Ahead of KAABOO, Jane's Addiction drops milestone collection

    Ahead of KAABOO, Jane's Addiction drops milestone collection

    In just over a month, Los Angeles rock vets Jane's Addiction will help anchor the third annual KAABOO Del Mar festival. But first, they're taking the time to commemorate a significant band milestone. On Thursday, the more than 30-year-old rock quartet releases Ritual De Lo Habitual Alive At 25....

  • Top concerts this week (July 31-Aug. 6)

    Top concerts this week (July 31-Aug. 6)

    Top performers coming to San Diego this week include Ed Sheeran , AFI & Circa Survive, Jack Novak and Sergio Mendes. 8.1 AFI & Circa Survive  AFI, who released their self-titled (also known as "The Blood Album") 10th studio album in January, join forces with Circa Survive, who are planning on releasing...

  • Take a spin: August EDM calendar

    Take a spin: August EDM calendar

    Top EDM and DJ shows coming to San Diego this month include Porter Robinson , Kaskade , Slander and Flux Pavilion. 8.4 Dirty South  Serbian-born, Melbourne-based DJ/producer Dirty South (aka Dragan Roganovic) is known for his collaborations with the likes of David Guetta, Alesso, Axwell and others....

  • Groove: August concert calendar

    Groove: August concert calendar

    Top performers coming to San Diego this month include Ed Sheeran , Sam Hunt, Idina Menzel , Young the Giant and Tony Bennett. 8.1 AFI & Circa Survive  AFI, who released their self-titled (also known as "The Blood Album") 10th studio album in January, join forces with Circa Survive, who are planning...

  • Top concerts this week (July 24-30)

    Top performers coming to San Diego this week include Zedd, Lionel Richie with Mariah Carey , DJ Mustard and Matchbox Twenty & Counting Crows. 7.27: Lionel Richie with Mariah Carey  Say "Hello" to this double bill of superstar and diva awesomeness. Rescheduled from a May date due to knee surgery,...

  • Man still at work: Colin Hay gets 'Fierce'

    Man still at work: Colin Hay gets 'Fierce'

    Australian 80s mainstays Men At Work are quickly approaching the 40-year mark. Not counting a handful of reunions, they were only together for 16 of them and the band has released a grand total of three albums. By comparison, their Scottish-born front man and principal songwriter Colin Hay just...

  • Top concerts this week (July 17-23)

    Top concerts this week (July 17-23)

    Top performers coming to San Diego this week include Khalid,  Tim McGraw and Faith Hill , Kristian Nairn and Third Eye Blind. 7.17: Chris Isaak  The pompadoured crooner last released an album in 2015 - the same year he became a judge on the Australian version of "The X Factor." But don't let that...

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